Senior Devops Engineer

Teckro | Dublin 2

Date listed

3 weeks ago

Employment Type

Full time

JOB TITLE:         Senior DevOps Engineer     

REPORTS TO:    Manager, DevOps

Do you want to be a key part of an engineering team that builds technology products that save peoples lives? What about being part of an engineering team whose technology is currently being used on multiple clinical trials to find cure for COVID-19?

If you are looking for a sense of purpose and want to make a real impact, then we want to talk to you at Teckro.

Teckro builds mobile first, Cloud based SaaS Technology solutions used by the global pharmaceutical companies to change how they conduct clinical Trials.

There is a huge and urgent need to modernise clinical trials to solve big global problems like the COVID-19 pandemic but also lots of other diseases – diabetes, cancer, etc. Teckro is currently used around the world on trials for lifesaving medicines.

As a Senior DevOps Engineer, you will develop services, controls and patterns for cloud solutions that enable security and privacy at scale, while ensuring adherence to best practice around system design, development, security, release, monitoring and support. You will be contributing to architectural discussions and decisions, attending stand-ups and driving progress. You will also proactively automate infrastructure and services to enable a small team to deliver value to a global enterprise.

This role will be responsible for planning and estimation for programmes of work and coordinating hosting systems development and operations. You will gather and analyse data to aid in informed decision-making while providing detailed, realistic estimates.

You will work with Product, QA and Software Dev teams to drive delivery. You’ll also work closely with product and design teams to understand end-user requirements, formulate use cases/user stories, and then translate them into pragmatic and effective technical solutions. 

This role will be remote initially and then based in the Teckro Dublin office reporting to our DevOps Manager.

Ideal candidate 

The right candidate for this role will have the ability to make sound, sustainable and practical technical decisions. You will drive optimisation for scalability, efficiency and maintainability in a practical way. You will be able to interact skillfully with business stakeholders and third-party technical organisations. You must understand the need for software re-usability and maintainability and have a strong customer, product and design focus.

We are looking for someone who can work well on a team. You will provide hands-on expertise, including reviewing technical solutions, designs and requirements as necessary. You will work collaboratively in brainstorming sessions but also step up to mentor other team members, coaching and leading others as required.

You will help define technical solutions to meet business needs through an Agile process, promoting and advocating Agile and end to end CI/CD. Foster high-performance, collaborative technical work resulting in high-quality output.

You are a dedicated self-starter, with proven ability to efficiently and professionally work on multiple projects to tight deadlines in an environment where you will be technically challenged. You’ll have superior analytical, evaluative and problem-solving abilities and the ability to pay close attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.

Technical Skills:

  • Expertise with DevOps roles/a strong understanding of DevOps best practices in AWS environment
  • Expertise building and deploying applications to the cloud (AWS) using cloud-native services
  • Expertise with modern programming languages, systems and architectures
  • Experience with Terraform or other Infrastructure as Code tools
  • Experience building RESTful web services
  • Expertise in performance and scalability optimisations
  • Deep knowledge of cloud hosting security practices
  • Experience with some or all of the following: MySQL, Aurora, Nginx, Hibernate, Apache, Java, Spring, Jenkins, Git
  • Expertise in hosting cost management
  • Implementing and operating cloud services, including implementing instrumentation
  • Understanding of software security and designing robust systems
  • Experience developing and deploying using appropriate AWS services


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